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Franklin Pierce edges PSU in field hockey, 2-1

RINDGE, N.H. - The Franklin Pierce College field hockey team fought through pouring rain to earn its third straight win Monday afternoon, defeating Plymouth State University 2-1 in non-conference field hockey action.

Sophomore Trisha Langevin (Bellingham, Mass.) opened up the scoring with 7:39 left in the first half as she knocked in her first goal of the season off a pass from freshman Nicole McKinnon (Northfield, N.H.) to give Franklin Pierce a 1-0 advantage.

Senior captain Debbie Jones (Escondido, Calif.) notched the Ravens' second goal of the game 1:08 in to the second half off a feed from freshman Angela Barone (Norwood, Pa.).

Sophomore Lily Silva (Lowell, Mass.) scored for PSU with 13:54 left in regulation to bring the Panthers within one, but sophomore goalkeeper Brandi Guertin (Bellingham, Mass.) held off Plymouth State as she made nine saves for the Ravens.

Plymouth State goalkeeper Kerry Brady (Jefferson, N.H.) made seven saves.

Franklin Pierce (3-3) returns to action on Wednesday when they host Southern Connecticut State University in a Northeast-10 Conference match-up at 4 p.m. Plymouth State (0-3) next faces Saint Anselm College in a home match Thursday at 4 p.m.

 (Courtesy of Franklin Pierce Sports Information)

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